Alex Meneses

D.O.B: Feb 12, 1965 |  Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Alexandra Alex Meneses, the ALMA Award nominated actress known for her smoldering bombshell roles and philanthropic work has been cast as popular diva actress Isabella on Telenovela (2015), Eva Longorias new NBC series. Alex first made a splash in the 1990s as Teresa Morales in the hit series, Dr.

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Alexandra Alex Meneses, the ALMA Award nominated actress known for her smoldering bombshell roles and philanthropic work has been cast as popular diva actress Isabella on Telenovela (2015), Eva Longorias new NBC series. Alex first made a splash in the 1990s as Teresa Morales in the hit series, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), followed by an ALMA Award-nominated role as Stefania Fogagnolo, Roberts Italian girlfriend on Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), and Joey Tribianis sister, Cookie, on Friends (1994). Other memorable TV appearances have included roles on The Goldbergs (2013), Castle (2009), Prison Break (2005), NCIS (2003), Psych (2006), Austin & Ally (2011) and the voices of Svetlana and Fabrizia on The Cleveland Show (2009). On film, the Chicago native and former model has appeared in Selena (1997), Boyle Heights (2010), The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000), and the New York Film Critics Circle Award-winning, Auto Focus (2002), opposite Greg Kinnear. In July 2014, Alex was Mistress of Ceremonies for Ischia Global Film Festival in Italy. Alex is the Executive Producer of the 2015 Noble Awards, which honors celebrities for their humanitarian work. These awards are held in Los Angeles. As president and founder of her own production company, (OOLaLa Productions/LADDS Entertainment), Alex produced the Sundance Channel hit documentary Damned to Heaven, a gripping look at life inside the FLDS (Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ Later Day Saints) pluralistic community of Colorado City, Arizona. She also executive produced Australians Hit Hollywood, an honest look at Australians and New Zealanders who have turned themselves into prominent players in the Hollywood entertainment scenes. Growing up in Chicago, Alex was inspired to pursue a career in acting while still in high school after seeing Rita Morenos performance in West Side Story. After signing with an agent, Alex began going on commercial auditions.